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Wisconsin Youth Leadership Forum Applications

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

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Wisconsin Youth Leadership Forum Accepting Applications


The Wisconsin Youth Leadership Forum (YLF) is a week-long leadership training and career awareness program for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors with disabilities. It provides training in leadership, self-advocacy skills, and career awareness to approximately 25 students with disabilities from throughout the state of Wisconsin. YLF is a project of the Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities.

The Wisconsin Youth Leadership Forum is for:

  • Students who show leadership potential by being active in their school and community
  • Students who have a disability (physical, learning, cognitive, emotional, sensory, etc.)
  • Wisconsin residents
  • Students who are currently sophomores, juniors or seniors

Why Attend the Youth Leadership Forum?

  • To give you a place to meet other students your age who are experiencing similar issues and concerns,
  • help you increase your leadership skills so you can further your future goals and reach them,
  • assist you in becoming a leader in your school and community.

WHERE: Edgewood College, Madison, WI

WHEN: July 9 - July 14, 2017

To apply: go to the website download the application and submit it by April 1, 2017:

Please direct questions to John Shaw: or (608) 266-7707